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Why people take painkillers and how opioid painkillers work

Medicines are an important factor in helping to treat persistent pain. They are usually prescribed and therefore have a great deal of research to support their use in treating people with pain. Many people with long term persistent pain conditions are prescribed medicines for pain. Medicines are used safely by millions of people in the …

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Pain Specialists react to new NICE Chronic Pain Assessment Guidelines

In a group of new guidelines published in April, NICE announced in its assessment and management of chronic pain that people with primary pain should be offered a range of treatments to help them manage their condition. NICE recommends a range of effective treatments for people with chronic primary pain and calls on healthcare professionals …

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